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as the investigations continue, this might come up again. we'll have to see. >> but steve, in another sort of related area, john kerry originally was floated secretary of state. now it looks like he may be potentially a candidate for secretary of defense. >> this is a great segue. >> john kerry is not involved. >> but he's a person who had sex in the past. so there's your segue. >> we're asking about john kerry. maybe there's an issue with leon panetta has to stay around for a few months because tough replace petraeus and all shuffling that has to go around. but eventually panetta is going to lead as defense secretary. but john kerry would be first in line to succeed him. what i find interesting is if it's true, it means the white house is not buying into the idea you can't pick john kerry because it opens up the senate seat and scott brown wins the senate seat. >> do you like kerry at defense as an idea? >> he's as qualified as anybody if he wants that. i just feel like if you want him for that job and you think he's a good match, don't be scared off by this guy. >> 100% agree. >> if he's the right
post," always effortlessly elegant. and salon.com columnist and co-host of msnbc's "the cycle" steve corn knackster kornacki. army wives meets john hecarry. three ring circus, mission impossible the cohen brothers. the extramarital affair/political drama that enveloped former cia director david petraeus gets more extraordinary by the minute. this morning washington woke up to the news that the top commander of u.s. and nato forces in afghanistan, general john allen, has also been investigated by the fbi after having exchange, according to a senior defense official, possibly thousands of potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley, the 37-year-old social liaison at the heart of the scandal that led to general petraeus' resignation. house homeland security committee chair peter king had another term to describe the unfolding drama. >> it's really a great tragedy. general petraeus, one of our most distinguished generals and general allen, considered a super star in the military, did an outstanding job in afghanistan, was going to go to nato, it's just tragic. you're right, this h
when you hear the word conservative? well, republican strategist steve schmidt offered this yesterday on "meet the press." >> to too many swing voters in the president when you hear the word conservative now, they think of loons and wackos. >> loons and wackos. let's look at what steve is talking about here. >> president obama once said he wants everybody in america to go to college. what a snob. >> i don't know how much god has to do to get the attention of the politicians. we've had an earthquake, we've had a hurricane. he said are you going to start listening to me here? >> the third agency of government, i would do away with education, the -- >> commerce. >> commerce and let's see. i can't -- the third one i can't. sorry. oops. >> do you agree with president obama on libya or not? >> okay, libya. >> i've come to understand that all that stuff i was taught about evolution and embryology and big bang theory, all that is lies straight from the pit of hell. >> president obama, quit lying. you know darn well if august 2nd comes and goes there's plenty of money to pay off our debt. you'
and nobody knows how this will end. joining me now, steve kornacki and krystal ball, co-hosts of "the cycle" on msnbc. >> our guys, the upper echelon of the republican party, want to fashion themselves as members of the ruling class. we the country class are not in the ruling class. we're in a problem. >> steve, limbaugh is pointing to a big split in the party. where do you think this is going? is this a fight we're going to see rush and the establishment have? >> yeah. this is the problem for the republican party. that kind of a fight is probably good for rush limbaugh in terms of it gives him something to talk about, gives him status within the conservative movement. and it really allows him to rile up his audience, his base and say, i'm the voice of the pure conservative. it's this sellouts in the party establishment who were trying to get us to fold on our principles on what we believe on. rush throughout his career, he can go back two deck as and see them fighting george bush sr. on tax increases. he's done well defining himself as the voice of the pure party base. the party base likes
the conversation now, former treasury official and "morning joe" economic analyst, steve rattner, good morning. >> good morning. >> we'll get to your charts. also mike allen from the "politico" newsroom, the chief white house correspondent there. good morning. >> i hate being objectified like you guys. >> see, you're in the deutsche camp. let's talk about what mitt romney said in that conference call this week. he was talking to his biggest donors, defending his campaign by saying president obama won because he focused on giving, quote, gifts to latinos, african-americans and younger voters. >> what the president -- president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> mr. romney went on to say the president wooed hispanic voters with free health care and, quote, amnesty for children of illegal immigrants. as for voters in htheir 20s, romney said, quote, with regards to the young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest was a big gi
involved steve croft is very balanced. when it was discovered that they had news, they did put it out there. too late that they put it out. >> why not do it the week before? >> i think probably if you take what judy says and accept that as the truth, i would say it speaks to a bigger problem with the media. they weren't following the benghazi story. they bought the administration's line. that is what happened to candy crowley. they weren't following this. they were taking a direction from the white house and parolting what they heard. the fact that he didn't know it was news says more about the broader media culture. >> jon: let's imagine during the debate candy crowley had backed up the president, if somebody enterprising news producer, probably 25 saw that interview, thissaid, wait a minute we have news here. we could play the president and his thinking on the day after the attack. what would that have done? >> i think it would have made a big difference. look what they did to condi rice or abu abu ghraib. or the media had a template number one horse race. oh, by the way, sub text, suppor
while steve ford talks about his mother complaining about having to cook dinner on the night gerald was sworn in. >>> scrambled politics. when you thought you were safe from presidential campaigning. i thought we had a break, right. well, warren buffet announced his choice for 2016 and endorsed hillary clinton although she has not said if she will run yet. senator john mccain was holding a press conference about the benghazi attack and he was actually missing a closed door briefing related to the attack. well, when asked why he missed that briefing, mccain had no answer and got angry at a question about that. >> well, why can't you -- >> because i have the right as a senator to have no comment. >> in california dr. b achera h been declared winning defeating dan lungren. >>> in florida alan west is still hanging on in his undecided race. >>> ron barber who filled the seat of gabby giffords is waiting for the state to tally more than 100,000 uncounted ballots to see if he returns to the house. >>> a tweet sent yesterday from the white house twitter account is a picture of president ob
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the decision to stay. >> congressman steve israel of long island, new york. thank you for taking time for us. so lawmakers meet for obama with talks on avoiding the fiscal cliff, they also face a bigger political challenge, that is disposing of the sour grapes that pickled them into near pa r paralysis. the big obstacle for that is a 60-word edict known as the pledge. and anti-tax document written by conservative activist grover norquist and signed by every republican member. the catch is the big sto stonewalling effort was on a contingent plan that mitt romney would need to this leave the white house. since that didn't happen, is it all over for grover and his power play? joining me live for new orleans hon this, melissa harris-perry, host of the melissa harris-perry show here on msnbc. earlier this week we saw grover norquist sharing his thoughts on america's recent political process. i want to remind everybody what he had to say. take a look. >> well, we just had an election. and the house of representatives was elected, committed to keeping taxes low. the president was elected on the bas
in the middle east today featuring a familiar cast of characters. >> i'm steve kornacki. we know what romnmitt romney har breakfast yesterday. sour grapes. yeah, it was caught on tape. >> s.e. cupp, really, mitt? haven't you learned by now if there's any chance you're being recorded, please stop talking. >> i'm toure. i say, mitt, keep on talking. i'm a guy who perfectly predicted the election. 50 for 50. nothing but net, baby. >> all that plus sister similar money campbell is bus. you has a bus, but we have "the cycle"le. >>> congressional hearings kicked off today into the deadly september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. lawmakers are looking to uncover exactly what it is that happened that night, how it got to that point, and how the administration acted in the aftermath. >> you have the audacity come here and say why wasn't the protection of these people provided for? the answer
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